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Hi guys, read with interest the question about prices of boxes etc. My contract has expired and I rang our friends from ITV to accept their generous offer of a reduced subscription of £3 per month. But alas not to be, they have withdrawn this offer it must have been a tad too generous. The question I havee is if I call their bluff and say nope I dont want it, will a chappie realy come and collect box???
 

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Chances are they will collect the box, you can either buy your own on the internet or at local auction or boot sale, or wait until the new FTA boxes come out, probably in the next 3 months or so.

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errrrrrrm......... rolf my friend....... for the dunces amongst us.... whats an FTA box and since when was it coming out in 3 months or so?????
 

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[updated:LAST EDITED ON 15-Jan-02 AT 11:15 PM (GMT)]Dave,

Pace are bringing out a free to air box, in conjuction with the BBC in the next few months, but there are two other manufacturers bringing out boxes that are likely to be in direct competition and they're likely to be out in the interim period.

All of the boxes are likely to have cam slots for later subscription.

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There are manufacturers out there making them already but some are for the commercial market and so the pricing is prohibitive.

Vicsson C1000T
Unicom DVT101
DigiAll
Sagem IDT4000
Hi Top - do a brilliant complete monitor and receiver with CI in a laptop sized package (Ti-dTV
ITIS of France
Intelsis - more commercial
ITALTEL - used to do DVB-T for Italy
Even Humax have a terrestrial prototype of the CI 5100 (the 5100T)

Thomson, Philips, Sony and Techsan also have developments just arond the corner

Why wait for Pace ?
 
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